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Shimmering Magic: Cross-cultural Explorations of the Aesthetic, Moral, and Mystical Significance of Reflecting and Deflecting Shine
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017)
This introduction lays basic theoretical groundwork that helps tie together these different articles on ritual uses of shimmer. Contributors examine not only how contemporary technologies of mass production (tinfoil, plastic ...
The Formative Feminine and the Immobility of God: Gender and Cosmogony in Bernard Silvestris's Cosmographia
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998)
Mirror, Mask and Anti-self: Forces of Literary Creation in Dion Fortune and W.B. Yeats
(Michigan State University Press, 2008)
In what follows, we will explore some of the links between self-creation and artistic creation in the works of two early twentieth century occultists who were also responsible for works of fiction and poetry: the novelist ...
Christian Ritual Magic in the Middle Ages
This article gives a brief introduction to the area of medieval ritual magic, outlining the main kinds of texts likely to be understood as belonging to the category – image magic, necromancy, and theurgy or angel magic. ...
The Dynamics of Holy Power as Reflected in the Narrative Structure in the Lives of St Martin and St Anthony
(Canadian Society of Medievalists, 1987)
Libri Nigromantici: The Good, the Bad, and the Ambiguous in John of Morignyﾒs Flowers of Heavenly Teaching
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012)
“In a Twelfth-century Hand, in Latin, with Abbreviations”: The Independent Scholar as a Mirror for the University
(Canadian Society of Medievalists, 2003)
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
This section of The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine explores magic. The author discusses: magic in Aug.'s thought; medieval reception-encyclopedic and legal; medieval reception-theological and ...